Pickaboo, an online and offline platform specialised in mobile, gadget and electronics, has raised 1.5 million in pre series A round from local and international investors.
Zannatun Ferdous Mohua (24), a physically challenged student of Bogura Government Azizul Haque College, has become a successful e-commerce entrepreneur, by exporting several hand-made embroidery products to foreign countries.
Online educational platform 10 Minute School has raised $2 million in seed funding from Surge, Sequoia Capital India’s rapid scale-up programme, to increase investment in product and technology.
DataBird - a Bangladeshi IT company working on building an internet ecosystem, recently celebrated the winning of 6 innovative ideas at the Grand Finale of DataBird LaunchPad 2021, held on October 7, 2021, Thursday, at the BCC auditorium, ICT Division, Dhaka.
Fresh from announcing their latest funding round of $1.3m USD, home-grown Bangladeshi edtech Shikho, a Dhaka-based edtech startup building a hyper-localized digital learning ecosystem, and Teachmint, India’s largest teaching platform, today announced a partnership to deliver classroom solutions to students in Bangladesh leveraging Teachmint’s live class technology infrastructure.
Fashol.com, a wholesale marketplace for retailers, collects products--fruits and vegetables--from different parts of the country at night, including the wholesale markets of the capital and brings them to the Fashol distribution centre. In the next step, products get sorted using in house sorting method and then goods are delivered to the retailer early every morning. Retailers get 5% -10% lower prices than the market price. Fashol.com also offers zero delivery costs to retailers.
India sees huge potential in collaborations with Bangladesh regarding fostering startups, especially those in the entertainment industry that produce films and music or provide streaming services.
However, just having co-founders is not enough. Having the right co-founders is crucial for your team to perform satisfactorily and your business to succeed in the long run. The challenge lies in finding the co-founder who is right for both- your business and yourself as a co-founder.